At the University of Queensland we’ve been teaching interaction design to journalism students for some time and noticed that many struggled with the uncertainty that surrounds designing. Design is about imagining possibilities and, unlike writing a news story, you often don’t know where the process will lead. The idea of Journalism Design (JxD) has roots in interaction design (IxD), a...
Design workbooks or journals are valuable tools in generating ideas and documenting design work. They are useful throughout the Journalism Design process but particularly in the early stages of Discover and Imagine.
The Framework for Journalism Design project aims to develop tools for teaching design methods to journalism students in a way that equips them for future careers.
The Journalism Design course evolved from the Journalism + Interaction Design (J+IxD) course ran at the University of Queensland between 2013 and 2015.